English Preparation Program

This program is designed as a pathway which enables students whose first language is not English to enter our vocational programs. There are two classes and levels, E.P.P.1 (Beginner) and E.P.P. 2 (Intermediate-Advanced). Prior to their enrollment, students are given an English assessment to determine their level of English fluency. The result of this assessment will determine which class and level they are placed in.

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Highlights

This intensive program is a pathway which enables students whose first language is not English  to enter our vocational programs.

There are two classes and levels, E.P.P.1 (Beginner) and E.P.P. 2 (Intermediate-Advanced). Prior to their enrollment, students are given an English assessment to determine their level of English fluency. The result of this assessment will determine which class and level they are placed in. 

What to expect by the end of the program

Upon completion of the English Preparation Program (E.P.P.), you will be able to:

  1. Speak, read, and write English with more confidence.
  2. Understand native English speakers more effectively.
  3. Use English in everyday situations.
  4. Enter one of our vocational programs.

Program Details

All skills are focused on, including Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing, Grammar and Pronunciation, as follows:

1. Speaking

  • Two-way Discussions
  • Role-play and Small-talk
  • Interviews and Introductions
  • Business English

2. Listening

  • Sentence Completion
  • Multiple Choice Options
  • Plan, Map, Diagram Labelling
  • Matching

3. Reading Comprehension

  • Multiple-matching
  • Multiple Choice Options
  • Summarizing
  • Identifying Specific Information

4. Writing

  • Transactional Letter or Report
  • Argumentative Essay
  • Topic Sentences
  • Using Discourse Markers in Writing 

5. Grammar

  • Tenses Overview
  • Present Perfect/Past Simple
  • Conditionals
  • Modal Verbs
  • Future Tenses
  • Reported Speech

6. Pronunciation

  • Accent Reduction
  • Syllable and Word Stress
  • Silent Consonants
  • Homophones
  • English Assessment

For more information on CanNorth College's English Preparation Program, please contact us today.

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